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  1. Barbershop: The Media And The White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | National Public Radio

    The media has been grappling with how to cover an openly hostile White House that hasn't been reliable when it comes to the facts. Michel Martin speaks with The Washington Post 's Paul Farhi, Daniel Dale of The Toronto Star , and former presidential speechwriter Mary Kate Cary.

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  2. Trump's Redirection Of Family Planning Funds Could Undercut STD FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | National Public Radio

    Staff members hold an informal meeting before opening the STD free clinic in February in Portland, Maine. The CDC recorded more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis nationally in 2016 - the highest number of reported cases yet, officials say.

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  3. Starbucks Closes More Than 8,000 Stores Today, For Racial Bias TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | National Public Radio

    Starbucks is shutting down thousands of its coffee shops Tuesday afternoon, to host racial bias training for its employees. A sign at one of the company's cafes in Portland, Maine, informs customers that it will shut its doors at 2:30 p.m. ET on May 29. Scott Mayerowitz/AP hide caption Starbucks is shutting down thousands of its coffee shops Tuesday afternoon, to host racial bias training for its employees.

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  4. Warming Waters Push Fish To Cooler Climes, Out Of Some Fishermen's ReachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | National Public Radio

    Austin Steeves packages lobsters after hauling traps on his grandfather's boat in Casco Bay, Portland, Maine. Portland Press Herald/Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption The oceans are getting warmer and fish are noticing.

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  5. Asylum-Seeking Student Says Nothing Can Stand Between Him And PoetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | National Public Radio

    Allan Monga, a Deering High School junior, won Poetry Out Loud contests at school and at the state level. He was initially denied entry to the national competition because he's an asylum seeker and not a U.S. citizen.

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  6. Maine Asylum-Seeker Fights For His Right To PoetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | National Public Radio

    Asylum-seeker Allan Monga, 19, won Maine's Poetry Out Loud competition in March. But he's been barred from the national competition because he's not a citizen or permanent resident.

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  7. Maine Dairy Drivers Settle Overtime Case That Hinged On An Absent CommaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | National Public Radio

    Here's a story that might convince you that paying attention to your grammar lessons might one day put money in your pocket. Thanks to the absence of the comma in the wording of a state law laying out what activities qualify a worker for overtime pay, more than 120 drivers for the Oakhurst Dairy in Portland, Maine, are eligible to share a $5 million legal settlement announced today.

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  8. Shellfish Industry, Scientists Wrestle With Potentially Deadly Toxic Algae BloomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | National Public Radio

    Bangs Island Mussels worker Jon Gorman sets juvenile mussels onto a rope that will be their home for the next year as they grow to market size. Fred Bever/Maine Public Radio hide caption Bangs Island Mussels worker Jon Gorman sets juvenile mussels onto a rope that will be their home for the next year as they grow to market size.

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  9. Is It Time To Catch The Wave Of Rebounding Atlantic Bluefin Tuna?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Fish market workers in Jersey City, N.J., prepare a bluefin tuna for shipment to some of New York's top sushi restaurants. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption Fish market workers in Jersey City, N.J., prepare a bluefin tuna for shipment to some of New York's top sushi restaurants.

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  10. After Maine Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion, Governor Raises ObjectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Rosemary Warnock, a registered nurse at Maine Health, exits the Merrill Auditorium voting station in Portland, Maine, early Tuesday. She said she was motivated to vote for Medicaid expansion.

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  11. Maine Voters Will Decide If They Want More Access To MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Kathleen Phelps, who lacks health insurance, speaks in favor of expanding Medicaid at a news conference in Portland, Maine on Oct. 13, 2016. Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio hide caption Kathleen Phelps, who lacks health insurance, speaks in favor of expanding Medicaid at a news conference in Portland, Maine on Oct. 13, 2016.

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